Tag Archives: Twilight Zone

The redeployment of Mike Pence, agent of distraction, and the ever widening war with the NFL

This past November, just a few weeks after the presidential election, Donald Trump quietly settled a fraud case against Trump University for $25 million, rather than go to court and respond to charges that the unaccredited education company operating under his name, was, to quote a former Trump University employee, “a fraudulent scheme… that preyed […]

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Finding out that she only loves you for your corpse…

Someone should remake Love American Style for the modern era the same way that Charlie Brooker brought back the Twilight Zone for a new generation in the form of Black Mirror… And the first episode, I think, should draw its inspiration from the following story. If you haven’t read the news, it would appear that […]

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On the occasion of Arlo’s second birthday

Here, on the occasion of my son’s second birthday, are ten random thoughts that I wrote to him last night. As I suspect that he may misplace the letter that I handed him as he went screaming through the living room, I thought that perhaps I’d reprint it here as well. 1. Arlo, I’m loving […]

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On exploring space, drinking beer from my enemy’s skull, and the art of sweding

Is it just me, or does it seem as though every time there’s talk of cutting NASA’s budget, the space agency issues a press release saying that they’ve found some new, Earth-like planet? I’m not faulting them for it. I’d probably do the same thing. I just think that it’s interesting. (I bet they’re sitting […]

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